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Was Socrates’ Trial and Subsequent Death Penalty Legally Just?

Historians have presented the trial of Socrates as a parody, claiming that the Athenian philosopher was forced to face invented charges

Ancient Greek Philosophers’ Timeless Wisdom

Some of the best quotes by Greek philosophers are sure to make you reflect on life's many issues, and change the way you think.

Finding Your Soulmate, the Ancient Greek Way

How did people in Ancient Greece view love? What did the greatest thinkers of antiquity say about the eternal quest of finding a soulmate?

The Platonic Academy of Athens: The World’s First University

Τhe Platonic Academy was founded by Plato himself in 428/427 BC in Athens, and is considered to be the world's first university.

Wise Women: Six Ancient Female Philosophers You Should Know About

When we think about ancient philosophers we tend to imagine old men as deep thinkers. Women too have helped shape modern thought.

Love Like a Greek: The Six Types of Love

What is love? Surely there is no single answer to this question and this is why the Ancient Greeks had six different words to describe love. Knowing them can change your life. By Roman Krznaric Looking for an antidote to modern culture's...

Greek Philosopher Pythagoras and His Famous Theorem

The influence of Pythagoras in mathematics and philosophy remains strong today along with the mysteries surrounding the great Greek philosopher

“Greek Philosopher” App Brings Wisdom from Ancient Greece In Your Fingertips

The "Greek Philosopher" app gathers more than six hundred of the most profound words of wisdom from the major schools of ancient Greece -- and delivers them straight to you on your mobile device. Based on original sources, this work...

The Golden Age of Greek Science

Greece had two golden ages. The legacies of Greek golden ages, especially in science, made Western civilization what we know today.

Platonic Love: The Concept of the Greek Philosopher Plato

Platonic love is one of the most widely misinterpreted concepts in Plato's philosophy. It has transcended the realm of philosophy, becoming widely used across culture -- and has strayed from its original meaning throughout the process. Plato believed that love...